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Title:
The story of the blues
Author:
Bekker, Peter O. E.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Friedman/Fairfax Publishers, [1997]

©1997
Physical Description:
64 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 18 cm.
General Note:
Includes Sony Music Special Products sound disc (1 hr., 4 min. : digital ; 4 3/4 in.) in pocket at front of book.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781567993578

9781567990812
Format :
Book

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Central Library ML3521 .B45 1997 TEXT Book and Software Set Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

This series of book and compact disc packages offers informative and enjoyable histories of many diverse genres of music in a beautifully compact format. Readers will be able to listen to some of the greatest songs ever recorded as they read about the musicians who made them. Each packages includes:

The blues, one of the oldest forms of popular music, began in the Mississippi Delta. Soon spreading to northern cities, the blues eventually became one of the main ingredients in the formulation of today's popular music: rock and roll. The Story of the Blues tracks the evolution of the blues from Charlie Patton to B. B. King.


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